First and foremost, I use pumpkin on a regular basis. Non- shedding season, I mix in about 1 tsp in their commercial raw in the morning for the 9 of them. You could also put it into soup weekly. During shedding season, I up the amount to double that.
Other hairball remedies: Extra Virgin olive oil In an emergency(ie: blockage), you can also use plain vaseline
Commercially prepared Laxative/Hairball remedies:
Tomlyn Natural Laxatone(petroleum and sugar free) At Casey’s Hidden Pantry Ingredients Soybean Oil, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Flaxseed Oil, Chicken Flavor, Vitamin E, Lecithin, Soy Protein, Sorbitol, Beeswax, Maple Flavor, Methylcellulose, and Chamomile.
TonicLax(sugar free) Ingredients Vit aA, vit D, vit E, vit B12, iron peptonized, T thiamine HCI, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, mineral oil, petrolatum
Ferrets: Contessa, Frankenfurter, Butterscotch. Kitties: Watson, Oskar DIP Sinnead, Vincent, Boris, Zeus and Athena, Willow, Mr. Frodo, Indie, Lucrezia, Judge, Odin, Miss Emily, Suki, Cody, Aristotle. RIP Herne, Ligeia, and Mr. Stubbs